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of tuesday's election. we'll keep an eye on that. in the meantime, of course, the big news here -- wall street back to work after the longest weather related utdowns in over one century. mayor bloomberg himself rang the bell, of course, as we noted a few moments ago. but today, with such a big deal, he also toured the floor and spoke privately to traders before the open. as bob's been saying, the exchange got what it wanted -- a confident open and indeed a quiet day. global market strategist at jpmorgan funds is here. john, truth is, one of the things the exchange was doing when it delayed opening for -- you can now see that the president here meeting governor christie. we'll keep an eye on that. one of the things the exchange studied, it has to do of taking that break of two days in trading was to really get in step with what the other financial players, the trading desk, mutual funds, guys like you were able to staff in response to them opening the market. there was no point in opening the market for a few high-frequency traders. it had to have you there and the likes of you as the ba
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democratic states. what is much more important to the outcome of this election, michelle, is what's going on behind me at this afl-cio phone bank where union volunteers are making calls, doing the painstaking work of identifying callers and getting them to the polls. the chamber of commerce told us they're making millions of phone calls in the final days. interest groups aligned with both campaigns are going to do this non-stop between now and tuesday. of course, many voters have already cast their ballots because of early voting in this country, michelle. but there's a lot of work left to go. the candidates are sprinting and so are the volunteers. >> john, thank you very much. stay there because we're going to come back to you in just a moment. there is that other story that has big impact on the presidential race, and that's the jobs report that came out this morning. our senior economics reporter steve leisman is here now to discuss it. the numbers, the unemployment rate came in roughly where people thought it would. the job creation number was higher. >> we added revisions of 84k. tha
election. an engineer on what went wrong involving that giant crane collapse in middown manhattan yesterday afternoon. >>> let's head to southern manhattan, just a couple of blocks from the new york stock exchange. and we are going to check on the recovery efforts there. scott cone has been in battery park city since the beginning of this storm, less than a five-minute walk from the nyse. scott, what's the latest? i would like to get your reaction to the fact that the exchange will open tomorrow, from what you see at your vantage point, how easy a task is that going to be? >> reporter: well, getting the exchange open is -- that shouldn't be a problem at all. we reported last night, we showed you how the exchange itself was high and dry. one of the things that the nyse has going for it is that it's not in an evacuation zone. plus, it didn't flood. it's a slightly different situation with the new york mercantile exchange, that is something we have been trying to get a handle on throughout this, because it is in that so-called zone a in the flood zone. we were by there earlier today. it looks
for the president just days for the election. both campaigns back in a final full-court press. that is the new swing state data. also brings some welcome news for the president. our chief washington correspondent here with the latest numbers. hi, john. >> we've all been watching the national polls which show a dead-even race but really the race is going to be settled in the battleground states. we've got three new nbc news/"wall street journal"/maris polls of three of those states. first start with the state of iowa, in the heartland, every presidential campaign starts. president got a 6 percentage point lead, 50-44. that's very auspicious for him in a state that both parties are contesting. secondly, go to wisconsin. this is paul ryan's home state, one that republicans have been hoping to steal out of the democratic column. they haven't carried it since 1988. and you've got the democrats with a 3 percentage point lead, 49% for president obama, 46% for mitt romney. finally new hampshire, the only state in the northeast where mitt romney's a real threat to take away from democrats. president obama's
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